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A few months ago, Melissa Clark asked if anyone really needed another roast chicken recipe? And then, she answered in the affirmative. After trying this technique – I’ll suggest you may need no other the next time someone asks. This one, you need. I would be hard-pressed to think of a time I’d do a […]

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Thanksgiving 2011 has come and gone, even the leftovers have been consumed, repurposed, or frozen. And Christmas is just five days away. We had a giant group this year and hosted buffet style. Did a couple things differently, including allowing others to help. I refined a few things, added an item or two and of […]

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  If Proust had been Chinese instead of French we might all wax eloquent about ginger-scallion sauce instead of Madeleines. This condiment, a humble but wondrous concoction, elicits squeals of delight and swooning beyond any rational explanation. Francis Lam suggests you might even find your sofa edible with the right spoonful. Pat Tanumihardja’s Asian Grandmothers […]

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Our BBQ Bonanza continues this week with a sustainable seafood lesson. If you have ever tried to figure out what makes a fish choice sustainable, you might have felt that choosing fish is anything but a walk on the beach. Our guest poster this week is the inimitable Amy McCoy, who was inspired by a […]

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  I once wrote a guide to the Best Lobster Rolls in Boston. While I couldn’t include my own, you’ll note the reference to Yankee Lobster as the place for DIY lobster rolls. This is our go-to spot for ready-to-eat, shelled lobster meat. It’s not cheap, but there’s nothing but tails and claws, beautifully cooked […]

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